June 7, 2016 |

You are taking a walk in your neighborhood, and a vicious dog comes running toward you growling and showing its teeth. You have your legally carried handgun, but when can you use it? Click the dog photo to find out.   
Missourians who want to legally carry a gun in public may soon have the option of obtaining a concealed-carry permit that will last a lifetime: Click to see what U.S. Law Shield Independent Firearms Program Attorney Deborah Alessi has to say about that and other pending legislation.
University of Missouri Associate Professor Royce de R. Barondes filed a lawsuit against his school seeking to overturn its policy banning firearms on campus. Now the university has countersued him. Click to see how the outcome might affect gun rights for students, faculty, and parents.
Thanks to you and all of your support, U.S. Law Shield is now available to the law-abiding gun owners of Ohio and Kansas. 
Justice Department documents show that weapons sent from the U.S. into Mexico as part of the the Obama Administration's Operation Fast and Furious gun-running program have been widely used by major Mexican drug cartels. Click to see the human toll.
A federal judge has instructed D.C. officials to stop enforcing provisions of the city's code that barred most D.C. residents from carrying firearms for self-protection. However, this decision was stayed by an appellate panel to maintain the "status quo." Click to read the details.
Michele Byington, of the Houston-based firm of Walker & Byington and Independent Program Attorney for Texas Law Shield, recently appeared on 700 WLW Radio in Cincinnati. Click the logo to hear her discuss why "reasonable" gun owners simply want what the Constitution says. 
The terms "bail" and "bond" get tossed around frequently when criminal defendants are temporarily released from custody, but they are actually different things. Click the Benjamins to learn about the subtleties.
The New York Post reported that when NYPD officers fired nine shots at a man, four of them failed to penetrate his Carhartt canvas jacket. Fluke or feature? Click the pockmarked jacket to find out.

Ruger's 10/22 Takedown Lite combines the attributes of the 10/22 Takedown line with a new, lighter-weight barrel and the Ruger Modular Stock System. Click the rifle's photos to see how little this plinker weighs.